Hawaii 2

“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” ~ Emily Dickinson

Ashley read his great-aunt Sharon’s journal of her stay in Hawaii. Each day’s entry began with a list of things to do. The habits she had in her care-free youth brought a smile to his face. He frowned as he saw how more than half of them no longer lasted.

There was something in these pages that he was supposed to see, if he interpreted the sketch of the seashell correctly. Returning to the first page, he read through the book one more time.